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Africa records longest-running decline in COVID-19 infections – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, April 14, 2022, said COVID-19 cases in Africa have fallen for the past 16 weeks and deaths...

World Health Day: WHO calls on govts to mitigate climate crisis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on governments to take urgent actions to protect health and mitigate climate crisis. The UN health agency also...

Unreported COVID cases in Africa higher than expected – WHO

The number of unreported cases of COVID-19 infections among the 1.3 billion residents in Africa is far higher than previously reported, according to the...

World Health Day: Billions of people still breathe unhealthy air – WHO

Almost the entire global population (99%) breathes air that exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality limits and threatens their health. A record number of...

WHO launches bid to stop a new global pandemic ‘Arboviruses’

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, March 31, 2022, launched a plan to prevent “Arboviruses’’ from causing a global pandemic, noting that they are...

No country met air quality standards in 2021 – WHO

A survey of pollution data in 6,475 cities on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, showed that no country met the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) air...

UN demands end to attacks on health care in Ukraine

Head of UN bodies, Catherine Russell (Executive Director, United Nations Children's Fund – UNICEF), Dr. Natalia Kanem (Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund –...

115,500 health workers died of COVID-19 in 18 months – UN

No fewer than 115,500 health workers died from COVID-19 in 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, linked to a “systemic lack of safeguards”, according...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has...

Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...